The masked chainsaw bearers and flesh-eating zombies may have earned Gateway of Chaos a top rating on Hauntworld.com for two-years running, but they don’t do it for the awards. The terrifying show––a combined effort of more than 50 volunteers—elicits screams to benefit the Malvern Area Betterment Association, a nonprofit working to better social, educational, and developmental growth in the Malvern community. Comprising thousands of square feet, the haunted house also affords local actors plenty of space in which to flex their menacing muscles, and past years have seen the haunted house changing nightly to keep repeat visitors and ghostly real-estate agents on their toes.
Although it may be open for visitors year-round, the fall is when Union Orchard is at its most vibrant. Morning fog hangs low to the fields, depositing drops of condensation on the ripening apples; apple-cider donuts emerge from the fryer for a dusting in sugar; and tart ciders bring out the flavors of apple varieties grown onsite. A line of wheeled barrels trails behind a rumbling tractor, carting children through the trees and off the premises to perform ancient rituals in the pumpkin patch. The plot, now almost a century old, also gives rise to the makings of fragrant wines, preserves, and fruit butters.
Overgrown patches of grass, clumps of weeds, and piles of leaves are swiftly eradicated by the landscaping professionals from LawnTech Incorporated, who meticulously trim back foliage and tidy up yards. Their staff performs diverse services that range from mowing to soil aeration and snow removal.
Since 1991, the licensed outdoor experts at Tree Lawn Medic have kept commercial and residential landscapes healthy through tree care, lawn care, and pest control. Before performing any service, the technicians thoroughly inspect yards and their surroundings and then draw up free estimates. Common symptoms might include algae growing on the driveway, indicating a need to trim back tree limbs; construction damage caused by termites; or sleeping bags spread around the lawn, signifying a bed-bug infestation inside. Armed with this information, the team sets out to solve the issues are at hand in a quick and efficient manner so that homeowners can return to enjoying their outdoor environs.
Sun Valley Natural Stone Yard consists of over 5 acres of stone material and other landscaping supplies. We strive to carry the best selection and quality of products for our customers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff focuses on helping our customers find what fits their project needs, both in desired look & budget.
The Turf Guys' dependable staff members, all of whom are licensed by the Department of Agriculture, restore lawns to their naturally emerald appearance with healthy yard services. At each visit, in-house trained staff members perform a detailed lawn assessment to understand the root cause of discoloration, be it an insect threat, weed outbreak, or insufficient watering. They maintain optimal lawn health with services such as overseeding, power raking, and plug aeration, which make for less-frequent watering and creates convenient hiding places for wine-cork collections.